- Teacher: Sherryl Proctor
Medical Surgical Nursing focuses on the care of adults with both acute and chronic medical/surgical conditions. A body systems approach is used. In term one basic concepts of bio terrorism are introduced. The student will continue to develop critical thinking skills through the use of the nursing process.
This course focuses on the principles of drug action, interactions, contraindications, adverse effects and nursing implications on drug classifications, groups, and prototypes. Drugs covered include antimicrobials, antineoplastics, endocrine, respiratory and cardiovascular system medications. Drug calculations include dosages for high alert medications.
This course focuses on anatomical and physiologic aspects of the blood, lymphatic, endocrine, respiratory and cardiovascular systems. Normal structure, function, and homeostasis is explained, along with the implications of failure and breakdown in homeostasis. The course also examines growth and development from conception to birth and pregnancy disorders.
This course focuses on
understanding normal growth and development in childhood from the prenatal to
adolescent stage of life. It examines
physical, mental, social, emotional, and moral growth as well as changes that
are influenced by biology, individual experience, environment, and health. Understanding of normal growth and
development is a valuable tool when carrying out the nursing process.